Very Good. Soft Cover Stapled Wraps. Fold-out illustration of Fort Bridger at title page; 2 other photo-illustrations, including the "Monument of James Bridger, Erected at Mount Washington". Covers show some wear and mild creasing, with wear along top edge and upper corners lightly bumped. Light bump to upper right corner of pages and mild wear along top of first few pages; otherwise interior is clean, crisp, and bright, unmarked. 27 pp. Approx. 6" x 9". Carefully shipped in secure parcel. Ask all questions; glad to respond. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Biographical Sketch of James Bridger: ...
Publisher: Unz & Company
Publication Date: 1905
Book Description Shepard Book Company, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1925. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 546 pp., frontis, index, bibliography, biographical sketch of James Bridger, illustrations. A very good copy with edge wear, a crudely tape repaired title page and a large book plate attached to the front paste down from the engraving department of the Oregonian Newspaper in Portland. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR in an edition of only 1000 copies this being #570. This is the original first edition about Jim Bridger and his remarkable life. Howes A191. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 001634CBhe
Book Description Shepard Book Company. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. B002C3UGJI Ex-library. Number 769 of 1000, signed by author. Ex-library markings include small deaccessioned stamp on half title and title page, library stamp on title page and opposite, last page of index, copyright page, along with catalog number. Paste down split at front and back hinge but still intact, pages toned but crisp and clean, a few small tears. Covers bright and shiny with light scuffs and rubs. Extremities lightly bumped and rubbed. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1009908
Book Description Salt Lake City: Shepard Book Company, ., 1925. xvii,546pp. plus plates. Portrait. Pictorial simulated leather, stamped in gilt and blind. Light shelfwear. Front hinge a trifle weak. Very good. From an edition limited to 1000 copies, signed by Alter. Detailed biography of this important figure of the American West, with accounts of many of the expeditions which he accompanied, as well as material on the Mormons. HOWES A191, "aa." FLAKE 55. Bookseller Inventory # WRCAM 8428A
Book Description Shepard Book Co, Salt Lake City, UT, 1925. First edition, 1/1000 copies signed by the author. 8vo. xvii, 546 pp. Portraits and plates from photographs, drawings, and paintings. Bridger (1804-1881), a native of Virginia, was "one of the three or four most able, influential, and best known mountain men . accompanying Ashley on his expeditions in the 1820s . one of the organizers of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company in 1830 . [in the late 1830s] with Louis Vasquez [building] Fort Bridger [which] became a principal trading post for emigrants, a military center, and a pony express station . one of the greatest frontiersmen of the American saga" (Encyclopedia of Frontier Biography). Howes A-191. Soliday II, 25. Decker 44, 36. Front hinge with a little repair, bookplate on front pastedown, else very good. Original gilt-stamped and embossed decorated brown faux leather, top edge gilt. (#5675). Bookseller Inventory # 58521